Morning on the hill—
Mick Lawrence is Tasmania’s first ever surfer. He has lived in and around the ocean for over 50 years – which has cultivated a healthy addiction to the pleasure that the ocean brings to ones soul. Two years ago, his only child – his only son, lost his life to the ocean.
As a close friend, I am intrigued by the dilemma that he now has with the ocean, and inspired by his resilience and ability to maintain motivation in his now emptied world.
Mick tells me that spending time with me is a great pleasure that goes a long way to filling the void.
This work is my interpretation of Mick’s journey through grief and his coming to terms with immense loss at the hands of his biggest influence.
A practitioner of honesty; in photography and life. Adam combines careful composition with light-footed spontaneity to uncover the human truth. With an eye for dramatic tension, his work reflects a life spent roaming within and beyond the wild Tasmanian landscape, responding to diverse creative briefs. He instinctively turns the abstract into the iconic. Making rare moments accessible to a new audience.
Drawn to photography as a teenager, technical proficiency and an understanding of image making were honed by a decade of design and creative direction. This period also marked the beginning of a diverse creative network that continues to evolve, and bring scalability to Adam's work to this day.
Architecture, people and landscape are the heroes. But the best story is always yet to be told.